Bert van Pinxteren

Bert van Pinxteren is a PhD student with Maarten Mous at the Leiden University Centre of Languages (LUCL). He currently works as Senior Programme Officer at ActionAid Netherlands.

Bert obtained a Research Master from Leiden University in 2018. He graduated in Adult Education and Community Organisation from the University of Amsterdam in 1981 and has worked for various NGOs in the area of environment and development. Lived in Nairobi for four years. Has also worked in ICT for research and education.

Interests: language, cultural identity, nation building, environment/development, education, civil society.

Recent publications:

Van Pinxteren, Bert (2019). National Culture and Africa Revisited: Ethnolinguistic Group Data From 35 African Countries. Cross-Cultural Research, (53). First Published online March 15, 2019.

Van Pinxteren, Bert (2018). What Do Enrolment Data Say about Education? In: A. Breedveld and J. Jansen (eds.) Education for Life in Africa. Leiden (Netherlands): African Studies Centre Leiden: 35-50. (chapter 3)

Van Pinxteren, Bert (2018). African Identities - A New Perspective. Research Master Thesis, Leiden University.


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